The surrounding area

Facilities in Coral Bay

Facilities in Coral Bay

Accommodation types

  • Bayview Reception
  • The Ticket Hut
  • Ningaloo Club
  • Swimming Pools
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Coral Bay Bakery
  • Ningaloo Reef Dive
  • Reef Cafe
  • Coastal Adventure Tours
  • Coral Bay Adventures
  • Supermarket
  • Mermaids Cave
  • The Pub
  • Newsagent & Post Office
  • Fins Cafe
  • Petrol station
  • Boat Ramp Facility
  • BBQ's
  • Nursing Post
  • Volley Ball Court
  • Fish cleaning station

Getting there and along the way


By road:

The journey from Perth to Coral Bay is approximately 1200kms. If you would like to break your journey, Geraldton or Northampton can be good places to stop. Northampton is approximately 5 hours drive from Perth. It is then approximately 7 hours drive from Northampton to Coral Bay.

On highway options are

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Getting there by air


Learmonth airport is approximately 75 minutes drive from Coral Bay. Qantas offers scheduled services into Learmonth airport. Click the icon below to check flight availability and pricing.

Transfers between Coral Bay and the airport are available but should be pre-booked as the service operates on request only.

For transfers please

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Dogs in Coral Bay


We have a limited number of Powered camp sites allocated for guests with dogs. A $2.00 Surcharge per dog, per night stay applies. A maximum of 2 dogs per allocated site are permitted. Please be aware that a Dog Bond of $50.00 is payable upon arrival and is accepted at the discretion of on-site

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A little history


When Bill Brogan first visited Coral Bay in 1973, it was a dot on the map, home to a handful of people and one of the world’s best-kept secrets.

It also happened to be adjacent to one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, the 260 kilometre long Ningaloo Reef.

While recognising its potential as

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Frequently asked questions


Q: How far in advance do I need to book? A: We recommend you book as early as possible. Bayview Coral Bay is always booked out well in advance during school holidays. November and February are our quietest months.

Q: Can I book through my regular travel agent? A: Because Bayview Coral Bay provides such

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Weather for Coral Bay Ningaloo Reef


The climate in Coral Bay is warm and dry throughout the year. Summer months can be hot with temperatures reaching the high 30’s. Winter months are mainly sunny – the perfect winter escape!

Month Land Temp. °C Water Temp. °C January Low to high 30’s 25-28 February Low to high 30’s 25-28 March Low 30’s

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The environment in and around Coral Bay

Nowhere does the reef come closer to the shore than at Coral Bay. Coral Bay is located in Australia’s unique North-West, and is the southern gateway to the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park and Cape Range National Park. The area’s many natural wonders attract excited interest from around the world, including that from scientists eager to

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Upgrade to camp kitchen is now complete


The security of the camp kitchen has now been improved (for some reason?) with the installation of a fence around the building. This also provides a measure of shelter from wind or rain. (yes it does happen here…just not very often!) Some new white goods have accidentally found their way into the camp kitchen as

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